Tami Fertig’s tips and go-to camping meals can be a breeze in the great outdoors. Everything you can think of from the set-up to make ahead recipes WFPB while camping.
Dominique Linden’s journey into a WFPB lifestyle overcoming all the obstacles that stood in her way. It was hard at first, but the longer she kept up with it, the more natural it felt. Coping mechanisms she used, the new found energy and the healthy lifestyle she is now living.
Ongoing support is key to success, the trick is knowing where to find your community! Jolia Sidona Allen’s tips to finding your WFPB Community.
Understanding the 5 tips for better gut balance, in conjunction with the anti-inflammatory effects of a plant-based diet, these strategies improve gut health and move your microbiome toward a better balance. Theresa “Sam” Houghton explains why our gut bacteria may be S.A.D.
Liam Gilliver’s interview with Arnold Schwarzenegger explains why he loves plant-based food more than meat, and why he has encouraged his followers to cut down on meat. Schwarzenegger shared a trailer of The Game Changers (available in theatres across the world from September 16) on his Instagram earlier this year, saying the documentary terminates outdated myths about protein, strength, and performance.
What is your blood type? Matthew Nagra, ND explains the philosophy behind it is that those with certain blood types gain better health outcomes on specific diets, and this idea was popularized in 1996. What is happening with the missing research?
For millions of years our bodies have been conditioned to hold onto calories, not lose them. Humans evolved in a calorie-poor environment, it was during these periods that humans evolved adaptations to endure extreme starvation. Shivam Joshi, MD explains when you attempt to lose a few pounds by reducing your caloric intake, the body responds the way it has done for millennia. Find out why!
Plant-based diets emphasize higher intakes of plant foods and lower intakes of animal foods. Foods derived from plants include fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts, and legumes. CNN’s Jacqueline Howard tells us that plant-based diets are also linked to healthier body weights, lower inflammation, lower risk of type 2 diabetes, better blood pressure and blood vessel function, and beneficial gut bacterial metabolites. All of these factors translate into a lower cardiovascular risk.
The beneficial effects of fruits aren’t just limited to mortality; they have also been shown to help prevent and treat some of our most common diseases. Shivam Joshi, MD says that replacing bacon, hot dogs, and sausages with healthier options like fruits will help you avoid the toxic nitrosamines found in processed meats. What are you waiting for see what else goes hand-in-hand with summer picnics!
Elizabeth Zarrella Maglio, MSW writes her own story of her WFPB journey and her 21 day challenge. Her relationship with nutrition and fitness is forever changed. She now searches for delicious food that is in harmony with nature and our environment.